Appendix table 2. Central government R&D funding and total expenditure by administrative sector in 2020 and 2021

Administrative sector R&D funding / Central government expenditure (EUR million)
R&D funding. EUR Million Administrative sector's expenditure R&D funding, share of administrative sector's expenditures
2020 2021 change, mill.€ 2020 2021 change, mill.€ 2020 2021 change, percentage points
Prime Minister's Office 10.9 10.6 -0.3 923.1 221.7 -701.3 1.2 4.8 3.6
the Parliament of Finland 3.8 3.9 0.1 127.1 128.6 1.4 3.0 3.0 0.1
Ministry for Foreign Affairs 5.5 4.2 -1.3 1,364.3 1,288.1 -76.2 0.4 0.3 -0.1
Ministry of Justice 1.1 1.1 0.0 984.4 1,005.2 20.8 0.1 0.1 0.0
Ministry of the Interior 0.5 0.5 0.0 1,708.8 1,567.8 -141.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Ministry of Defence 44.3 45.9 1.6 3,213.9 4,873.3 1,659.3 1.4 0.9 -0.4
Ministry of Finance 5.2 5.1 -0.2 20,721.1 19,467.9 -1,253.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
Ministry of Education and Culture 1,337.8 1,298.9 -38.9 7,474.9 7,012.1 -462.9 17.9 18.5 0.6
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry 58.4 69.5 11.1 2,875.2 2,628.3 -246.9 2.0 2.6 0.6
Ministry of Transport and Communications 15.1 14.5 -0.7 3,900.6 3,485.6 -415.0 0.4 0.4 0.0
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment 1,514.0 876.3 -637.7 6,305.4 3,828.9 -2,476.5 24.0 22.9 -1.1
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health 83.6 67.8 -15.8 17,815.5 17,603.1 -212.3 0.5 0.4 -0.1
Ministry of the Environment 18.3 18.6 0.3 407.9 302.9 -105.1 4.5 6.1 1.7
TOTAL 1) 3,098.5 2,416.8 -681.7 67,822.1 63,413.4 -4,408.8 4.6 3.8 -0.8
1) Total expenditure of administrative sector, excl. debt servicing and main category President of the Republic (unlike in table 2 and appendix 1).

Source: Government R&D funding in the state budget, Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.2.2021

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